Ashton Downe

Postcode: DH2 2JB

Ashton Downe is a street in the settlement of Chester-le-Street in the administration area of County Durham Council located in the North East Euro Region of the UK.

Ashton Downe is located 239.6 miles North from the centre of London, 8.57 miles South from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, 54.17 miles East from the centre of Carlisle and 64.88 miles North from the centre of York.

Road Name:Ashton Downe
Road Type:residential
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DH2 2JB
Height

Height

The Central point of Ashton Downe is approximately 45 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 0191
Telephone Exchange: CHESTER-LE-STREET - NECT
Telephone Cabinet: P7
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 11.8
Median Speed: 13.2
Maximum Speed: 14.3
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 4
water

Water and Drainage Details

Northumbrian Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Ashton Downe

11 Ashton Downe
Sale Price: £210,000
Sale Date: 24/03/2016
1 Ashton Downe
Sale Price: £179,950
Sale Date: 25/06/2014
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Newker Primary School

Distance: 0.35 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 487
Address: Waldridge Road, DH2 3AA
Telephone: 01913887099
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashton Downe to Newker Primary School

Bullion Lane Primary School

Distance: 0.36 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 308
Address: Bullion Lane, DH2 2DP
Telephone: 01913882482
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashton Downe to Bullion Lane Primary School

Cestria Primary School

Distance: 0.58 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 423
Address: Church Chare, DH3 3PZ
Telephone: 01913882483
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashton Downe to Cestria Primary School

Red Rose Primary School

Distance: 0.59 Kilometers
Type: Community School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 262
Address: York Terrace, DH3 3NA
Telephone: 01913886251
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Ashton Downe to Red Rose Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Chester Le Street Hospital

Address: Front Street, Chester Le Street, DH3 3AT,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 0.29 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Chester Le Street Hospital

Spire Washington Hospital

Address: Picktree Lane, Washington, NE38 9JZ,
Independent Sector
Spire Healthcare
Telephone: 0191 418 8669
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Distance: 3.29 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Spire Washington Hospital

Lanchester Road Hospital

Address: Lanchester Road, Durham, DH1 5RD,
Independent Sector
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 6.02 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Lanchester Road Hospital

University Hospital Of North Durham

Address: North Road, Durham, DH1 5TW,
NHS Sector
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0191 333 2333
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Distance: 7.08 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to University Hospital Of North Durham
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Middle Chare Medical Group

Address: Middle Chare Surgery, Middle Chare, Chester-le-street, County Durham, DH3 3QD
Telephone: 0191 5947654
Distance: 0.55 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Middle Chare Medical Group

Bridge End Surgery

Address: Bridge End Surgery, Pick Tree Lane, Chester-le-street, County Durham, DH3 3SL
Telephone: 0191 3883236
Distance: 0.88 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Bridge End Surgery

Cestria Health Centre

Address: Cestria Health Centre, Whitehill Way, Chester-le-street, County Durham, DH2 3DJ
Telephone: 0191 3887771
Distance: 1.19 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Cestria Health Centre

Ear Nose and Throat Clinic

Address: Cestria Health Centre, Whitehill Way, Chester Le Street, DH2 3DJ
Telephone: 0191 3887771
Distance: 1.19 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Ear Nose and Throat Clinic
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Chester Le Street Community

Address: Chester Le Street Community, Hospital, Front Street, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 3AT
Distance: 0.29 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Chester Le Street Community

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 170 Front Street, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 3AZ
Distance: 0.39 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Dental Surgery

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, 6 Weardale Terrace, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 3PQ
Distance: 0.43 (km)
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J C Bennett and L J Histed

Address: J C Bennett and L J Histed, 8 High Chare, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 3PX
Distance: 0.5 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to J C Bennett and L J Histed
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Chester-le-Street Library

Station Road, Chester Le Street, DH33BP
Telephone:
Distance: 0.47 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashton Downe to Chester-le-Street Library

Pelton Library

Ouston Lane, Chester Le Street, DH21EZ
Telephone: 0191 3700485
Distance: 2.82 Kilometres
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Directions from Ashton Downe to Pelton Library

Sacriston Library

Plawsworth Road, Sacriston, DH76HU
Telephone: 0191 371 0550
Distance: 4.6 Kilometres
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Birtley Library

Durham Road, Birtley, Gateshead, DH31LE
Telephone: 0191 433 6101
Distance: 4.97 Kilometres
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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Chester-Le-Street Station is 0.29 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashton Downe to Chester-Le-Street

Chester-Le-Street station is operated by Northern in the North Durham area on the Northallerton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Banbury • Basingstoke • Birmingham New Street • Darlington • Derby • Dewsbury • Doncaster • Durham • Huddersfield • Leamington Spa • Leeds • Liverpool Lime Street • Manchester Airport • Manchester Piccadilly • Manchester Victoria • Newcastle • Northallerton • Oxford • Reading • Sheffield • Southampton Airport (Parkway) • Southampton Central • Stalybridge • Winchester • York

Heworth Station is 11.15 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashton Downe to Heworth

Heworth station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Stockton - Newcastle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Bardon Mill • Battersby • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Castleton Moor • Commondale • Corbridge • Danby • Dunston • Egton • Glaisdale • Great Ayton • Grosmont • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kildale • Lealholm • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Ruswarp • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Sleights • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitby • Wylam

Dunston Station is 11.6 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashton Downe to Dunston

Dunston station is operated by Northern in the Gateshead area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Billingham • Blaydon • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Hartlepool • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Manors • Marton • MetroCentre • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Widdrington • Wylam

MetroCentre Station is 13.08 Kilometers away

Directions from Ashton Downe to MetroCentre

MetroCentre station is operated by Northern in the Blaydon area on the Newcastle - Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Acklington • Alnmouth • Annan • Aspatria • Auchinleck • Bardon Mill • Barrhead • Billingham • Blaydon • Brampton (Cumbria) • Carlisle • Chathill • Corbridge • Cramlington • Dalston • Dumfries • Dunlop • Dunston • Flimby • Glasgow Central • Gretna Green • Gypsy Lane • Haltwhistle • Harrington • Hartlepool • Haydon Bridge • Heworth • Hexham • James Cook University Hospital • Kilmarnock • Kilmaurs • Kirkconnel • Manors • Marton • Maryport • Middlesbrough • Morpeth • New Cumnock • Newcastle • Nunthorpe • Parton • Pegswood • Prudhoe • Riding Mill • Sanquhar • Seaham • Seaton Carew • Stewarton • Stocksfield • Stockton • Sunderland • Thornaby • Wetheral • Whitehaven • Widdrington • Wigton • Workington • Wylam

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 22.2 Kilometers away Directions from Ashton Downe to Newcastle International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport is 39.04 Kilometers away Directions from Ashton Downe to Durham Tees Valley Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 109.38 Kilometers away Directions from Ashton Downe to Leeds Bradford International Airport
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is 156.79 Kilometers away Directions from Ashton Downe to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Newcastle International Ferry Terminal is 17.68 Kilometers away
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South Shields Ferry Terminal is 18.45 Kilometers away
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North Shields Ferry Terminal is 18.93 Kilometers away
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Transporter Bridge North Side is 37.28 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Ashton Downe is approximately 0.94 miles from the A1M

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: A1(M) J63/A167/A183 - 1.8 Km Away
Directions from Ashton Downe to A1(M) J63/A167/A183
Junction: A1(M) J64/A195 - 3.87 Km Away
Directions from Ashton Downe to A1(M) J64/A195
Junction: A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288 - 5.44 Km Away
Directions from Ashton Downe to A1(M) J65/A194(M)/A1(T)/A1231/B1288
Junction: A1(M) J62/A690 - 7.26 Km Away
Directions from Ashton Downe to A1(M) J62/A690

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Local

7 The Avenue, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 2DE
Distance: 0.31 Kilometres
Directions from Ashton Downe to Sainsburys Local

Iceland Foods

7 The Avenue, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 2DEUnit 17 St Cuthberts Walk, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3YQ
Distance: 0.62 Kilometres
Directions from Ashton Downe to Iceland Foods

W Morrisons

7 The Avenue, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 2DEUnit 17 St Cuthberts Walk, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3YQSt Cuthberts Walk, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3YQ
Distance: 0.62 Kilometres
Directions from Ashton Downe to W Morrisons

Tesco

7 The Avenue, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 2DEUnit 17 St Cuthberts Walk, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3YQSt Cuthberts Walk, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3YQNorth Burns, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3TF
Distance: 0.84 Kilometres
Directions from Ashton Downe to Tesco

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Anker's House Museum
Distance: 0.64 (km)
Directions from Ashton Downe to Anker's House Museum

Country Park

Attraction Name: Waldridge Fell Country Park
Distance: 2.28 (km)
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Historic Place of Worship

Attraction Name: Finchale Priory
Distance: 4.03 (km)
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Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Finchale Priory
Distance: 4.54 (km)
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Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of County Durham
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County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0300 1237070
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of North Durham
The Member of Parliament is Kevan Jones
Details for the MP Kevan Jones on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Kevan Jones on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2017 General Election Kevan Jones won with a majority of 12939 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 66970
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020594
Ons Area Name:County Durham 013A
Average Age : 41.55
Population: 1641.00
Male Population: 819.00 (49.91%)
Female Population: 822.00 (50.09%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 21 (1.28%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting21
Burglary8
Criminal-damage-arson22
Other-theft25
Violent-crime53
Vehicle-crime3
Theft-from-the-person2
Other-crime1
Public-order9
Bicycle-theft1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Ashton Downe

OS Reference: 427121, 550890
OS Grid Reference: NZ271509
Latitude and Longitude: 54.851984350305, -1.5775373966587
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 2.76581 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Ashton Downe

Map Number: 88
Map Name: Tyneside
Chester-le-Street
Durham
North East
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